Movies like Kid Colter

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Kid Colter (1985)
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Kid Colter (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Boston boy escapes from spies and survives in the wild with tricks from his mountain-man father.
Style: exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: survival, mountain, kidnapping, wilderness, adventure, espionage, family, heroes, confined, parents and children, danger, escapades, boy, child, spy, motorcycle, forest, truck, puzzle, divorce, owl, chase, helicopter, father son relationship, trap ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston

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Most similar movies to Kid Colter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, semi serious and realistic films with plots about escapades, adventure, family, danger, heroes, wilderness and survival mostly in Family, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Kid Colter: A Cry in the Wild (1990), Castle Rock (2000), My Side of the Mountain (1969), Benji the Hunted (1987), Mountain Family Robinson (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Cry in the Wild (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 13-year-old Brian is the sole survivor of an unreported plane crash. Alone in the Yukon wilderness, Brian must learn to survive by his wits, find food and shelter, and brave wild, hungry animals until or if he is found.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, bear, survival, danger, adventure, dangerous animal, youth, self discovery, isolation, boy, survivor, child in peril ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada, yukon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A boy and his dog, White Fang, must try to save the noble Haida tribe from evil white men in turn-of-the-century Alaska.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, unusual plot structure, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, wilderness, family, friendship, survival, escapades, anti heroes, pets, young heroes, anti hero, americana, treasure hunt ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 1890s, 80s
Place: alaska, usa, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
White Wolves: A Cry in the Wild II (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A two-week trek through the Cascade Mountains tries the survival instincts of five adventurous teenagers. At first, it's all a good time. Shooting the rapids, exploring caves and making new friends. But when an accident occurs, Mother Nature ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wilderness, cave, wolf, hiking, pets, adventure, friendship, survival, treasure hunt, family life, forces of nature, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.5
 116
Castle Rock (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Left alone in the wilderness after her grandfather suffers a heart attack, a teenage girl is befriended by a mysterious drifter. Soon, she finds herself on the adventure of her life when her new acquaintance turns out to be a fugitive from justice ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, desert, adventure, survival, teenage life, rebelliousness, youth, danger, escapades, wanted, wanted man, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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My Side of the Mountain (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Film adaption of the novel by Jean Craighead George. A family movie made by Paramount Studios, the story revolves around thirteen-year old Sam Gribley (Teddy Eccles), a devotee of Thoreau, as many were back in the in 1960's. Sam decides to ...
Style: realistic, serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: mountain, survival, wilderness, family, heroes, danger, youth, family relations, disorder, friends, self discovery, human spirit ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Benji the Hunted (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Benji has become stranded on a remote island after a boating accident. He finds himself struggling to survive in the wilderness, avoiding close encounters with a wolf, a bear, and a territorial female cougar with her cub.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sweet, tear jerker ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wilderness, mountain, lost at sea, hunter, family, adventure, rescue, love and romance, heroes, orphan, escapades, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mountain Family Robinson (1979)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family goes "back to nature" by homesteading in the Colorado Rockies.
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, wilderness, survival, heroes, escapades, mountain, catastrophe, animal life, family, adventure, danger, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Alaska (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jake Barnes and his two kids, Sean and Jessie, have moved to Alaska after his wife died. He is a former airline pilot now delivering toilet paper across the mountains. During an emergency delivery in a storm his plane goes down somewhere in the ...
Style: sweet, light, captivating, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, survival, family relations, danger, rescue, escapades, parents and children, mountain, polar bear, pilot, poacher, air disaster ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Teenager Angus adopts a stray dog and names him Yellow. Several days later, while travelling along the coast of British Columbia with Angus's father, John, the boy and dog become stranded when turbulent waters capsize their boat. Angus's ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: survival, wilderness, adventure, boy dog relationship, pets, friendship, dog, young heroes, danger, youth, teenage life, parents and children ...
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
White Wolves II: Legend of the Wild (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a plea-bargain to clear their school records, a group of misfit teens ventures into the majestic but unforgiving wilderness to help a young naturalist save the vanishing wolves. After they encountered unexpected incident, they are aided by the ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: misfit, wilderness, adventurer, youth, rescue, heroes, family, escapades, danger, adventure, mountain, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After fleeing into the mountains after he is wrongly accused of murder, woodsman "Grizzly Adams" discovers an uncanny bond to the indigenous wildlife of the region after rescuing an orphaned grizzly bear cub whom he adopts and calls ...
Style: exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: grizzly bear, wilderness, mountain, danger, escapades, adventure, heroes, chases and races, dishonesty, false accusation, animal life, survival ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Vicky the Viking (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Vicky is a viking-boy who lives with his parents Halvar and Ylva in the small village Flake. He is a typical viking boy, but rather fearful. He is also not very strong but smart. One day he sails with the grown up vikings out to the sea and to ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, feel good, humorous, light
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, viking, vikings, village, rescue, young heroes, danger, youth, parents and children, family, dare, competition ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
In Desert and Wilderness (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Poland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When 15 year old Stas Tarkowski and 9 year old Nel Rawlinson are kidnapped by rebels fighting for the great Arab leader - the Mahdi - their fathers desperately organize a search party. But the Mahdi uprising is spreading rapidly across North Africa ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, wilderness, survival, reunion, self discovery, confined, adventure, danger, siblings relations, desert, escapades, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north africa, sudan, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Further Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Wilderness Family now face terrifying times in fierce winter storms, an avalanche, and being attacked by a ferocious pack of hungry wolves. Watch as America's favorite family stands strong together to prove that the best things in life are ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, family relations, winter, wolf, parents and children, family in danger, family life, siblings relations, survival, family, danger, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 3K
Dadnapped (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Melissa has a bad case of sibling rivalry, only her competition is a fictional character in her father's best-selling novel about a teenage super spy. When her father is "dadnapped" by a group of overzealous fans, it's up to ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, rescue, parents and children, adventure, danger, lifestyle, family relations, kidnapping, siblings relations, crimes, young heroes, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Cloak & Dagger (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 11-year-old Davey's mother is dead and his father doesn't spend nearly enough time with him. So the boy loses himself in video games--and even has an imaginary friend, a super-resourceful secret agent. When he accidentally comes into ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: espionage, spy, murder, heroes, child in peril, disbelieving adult, family, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, secret agents, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, san antonio texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 109K
Spy Kids (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Carmen and Juni think their parents are boring. Little do they know that in their day, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez were the top secret agents from their respective countries. They gave up that life to raise their children. Now, the disappearances of ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, colourful, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, secret agents, spy, child spy, spies, heroic mission, good versus evil, children, danger, kidnapping, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Told from Mowgli's point of view, it's the story of how a boy became a mancub and a mancub became a man.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, jungle, heroes, dangerous animal, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, escapades, family, coming of age, child in peril, animal life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Nikki, Wild Dog of the North (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A family film about Nikki, a half-wolf, half-dog raised in the Yukon during the gold rush era. After being separated from her master, Nikki must fend for herself amidst bears, the harsh Yukon weather, and a trapper who wants her skin.
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, canadian, danger, daring rescue, orphan, babies and infants, getting home, adventurer, heroes, escapades, family, adventure ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, yukon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 7K
Wild America (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three brothers - Marshall, Marty and Mark dream of becoming naturalists and portraying animal life of America. One summer their dream comes true, they travel through America, filming alligators, b ears and moose.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: alligator, adventure, family, animal life, siblings relations, escapades, wilderness, parents and children, family relations, filmmaking, storytelling, betrayal ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967
Place: usa, arkansas, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Against the Wild (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The action-packed feature film tells the dramatic tale of two siblings and their Alaskan Malamute, who must make an emergency landing when their small plane has engine problems. They find themselves in a beautiful but potentially dangerous natural ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, sentimental, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, adventure, escapades, danger, missing child, youth, family problems, wilderness, pets, cave, salmon, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Sea Gypsies (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man and a woman and 3 children start to sail around the world. They are shipwrecked near an uninhabited isle. This island is full of wild animals and it is very dangerous for them in the begining. They live through a lot of wonderful adventure ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: stowaway, island, wilderness, survival, shipwreck, pelican, adventure, youth, escapades, family, journalism, pirate ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aussie adventurer Steve Irwin aka The Crocodile Hunter has avoided the death-roll and nabbed another feisty croc, hoping to save it from poachers. What Steve doesn't know is that the crocodile has innocently swallowed a top secret US satellite ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, intense, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: crocodile, adventure, animal life, survival, adventurer, river, heroic mission, rescue, danger, stalking, goofy hero, collision ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Out of the Wilderness (1998)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A raven becomes a family pet after it saves the life of a little girl. Later, the family repays the favor by saving the bird from their neighbors who demand its immediate destruction. Stars David Carradine, David Naughton
Style: touching, humorous, sincere, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, escapades, family, danger, animal life, child, raven, wilderness, child in peril, rivalry, heroes
Place: alaska, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Walking Thunder (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1850's, a young boy and his family on their way West become stranded in the Rockies. With the help of a local mountain man, a Sioux medicine man, and a legendary bear knows as "Walking Thunder," the boy learns to become a man, ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: coming of age, family relations, old west, youth, family life, wilderness, parents and children, teenage life, forces of nature, danger, heroes, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Secret Agent Club (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To the world Ray Chase is nothing more than a klutzy, overgrown toy seller whose wife passed away a few years ago; and his only son Jeremy doesn't get to see him very often, because he's always away on "business trips." What no ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: secret agents, secret agent, toy, toys, rescue, adventure, save the day, undercover, master criminal, espionage, secret identity, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eight years after the third film, the OSS has become the world's top spy agency, while the Spy Kids department has since become defunct. A retired spy Marissa (Jessica Alba) is thrown back into the action along with her stepchildren when a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: child spy, secret agents, spy, espionage, family, adventure, young heroes, hidden identity, heroes, save the world, heroic mission, child hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Amazing Panda Adventure (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Far from home in the lush bamboo forests of China, ten-year-old Ryan Tyler, with the help of a young girl, goes on a wonderful journey to rescue a baby panda taken by poachers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sweet, nostalgic, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: panda, family relations, adventure, family, poacher, adventurer, on the run, disorder, animal life, friends, parents and children, survival ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Vicky and the Treasure of the Gods (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When does the little Vicky finally a real Viking? This question can his father Halvar no rest. But when the terrible Sven kidnapped the chief of Flake, has to prove himself unexpectedly Vicky: As deputy chief, he leads the strong men and it gets ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: viking, adventure, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, young heroes, treasure hunt, legends and myths, heroes, family, boy, on the road ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Adventures of Chris Fable (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: (Long Synopsis) "This action-packed, fantasy-fueled family adventure – inspired by the revered literary Christian classic, The Pilgrim’s Progress – overflows with outrageous characters, special effects … and a moral message. In The ...
Style: captivating, exciting, allegory, tense, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, adventure, danger, escapades, on the road, social decay, survival, youth, society, family, life is a bitch, journey ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%